These studies on the prophetic texts from the Hebrew Bible cover a wide range of topics, challenging the reader to confront the issues of faithfulness,...
Written with special attention to Early Church, Reformation, and present day traditions, this is a new comprehensive study of Christian liturgy that sorts...
Who was Paul? What did he do? What did he write? Walter F. Taylor sets out to bring together a wealth of contemporary perspectives in a clear and accessible synthesis...
In the last several years, Walter Brueggemann's writings have directly addressed the situation of Christian communities in today's globalized context, with its...
Blackwell explores the Passion Story in Mark 14:1–16:8, then offers concrete suggestions for preaching, teaching, and Bible study. He contends that "the...
For thirty years, Mark as Story has introduced readers to the rhetorical and narrative skill that makes Mark so arresting and compelling a story...
In this newly revised and expanded edition About the Bible: Short Answers to Big Questions, Terence E. Fretheim offers straightforward answers to reoccurring...
Hear Then the Parable is an innovative literary-social reading of all the parables of Jesus.
Wes Allen draws together the strengths of these two approaches into a new genre of homiletical and teaching resource with a focus on the Gospel according to Matthew.
Many of us would like to study the Bible, but don't know how to begin. A Beginner's Guide to Studying the Bible offers help in getting started with a book...
Why did Christianity begin, and why did it take the shape it did? To answer this question - which any historian must face - renowned New Testament scholar...
In this highly anticipated volume, N. T. Wright focuses directly on the historical Jesus: Who was he? What did he say? And what did he mean by it? Wright...
Seeking "to discover whether Jesus' message of liberation had a word to say to me as a woman," Carla Ricci found the key in Luke 8:1-3, which mentions the...
This first volume in the series Christian Origins and the Question of God provides a historical, theological, and literary study of first-century Judaism and...
In Paul's epistles the crucifixion story reveals a God who is free and in no way bound by human categories or expectations. Yet God in Christ chooses to be...
From its very first pages, The Bible: An Introduction, Second Edition offers clear answers to the most basic questions that first-time students and curious inquirers bring to the Bible. This second edition offers revised chapters and auxiliary material and new discussions of biblical studies methods and the question of inspiration.
Since its first appearance in 1980, Documents for the Study of the Gospels has been a highly regarded sourcebook for the study of the historical environment and the religious, philosophical, and literary texts comparable to aspects of the Gospels. In this third edition, David R. Cartlidge has added new discoveries...
Wright carefully explores the whole context of Paul's thought and activity—Jewish, Greek and Roman, cultural, philosophical, religious, and imperial-and shows how the apostle's worldview and theology enabled him to engage with the many-sided complexities of first-century life that his churches were facing.
The Bible can be hazardous to one's health if read with faulty expectations. Writing with compassion and wit, Russell Pregeant shows that reading "without...
Two of today's most important and popular New Testament scholars, John Dominic Crossan and N. T. Wright, here air their very different understandings of the...
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